I have been pretty happy each time I have accidentally, or on purpose, visited a Unesco World Heritage Site. The places Unesco has chosen truly are special places worth visiting. The problem for an ordinary tourist is that today, the World … Read the Story
Artificial intelligence (AI) software technology is a hot development target that is already being applied to many daily tasks. We have heard about self-driving cars, automatic face recognition, simple online customer service duties, and many other tasks where AI is used … Read the Story
If a computer keyboard is your most frequently used tool, you probably have thought about changing the values of some keys, or would like to have a key combination that types a frequently used phrase. Utilities like the simple and easy … Read the Story
When a manuscript is ready, the book is far from ready to be made available in bookstores. A commercial product requires plenty of work before all elements are in place for paying customers.
When a book is available at a bookstore (applies … Read the Story
Scribd is an online ebook service that lets people read as many books as they have time to (certain restrictions apply)after they have paid a monthly subscription fee. The difference between this service and many other book subscription services is that … Read the Story
Plagiarism is a nasty problem that hides in the dark corners of self-publishing. In essence, it is a shortcut where a wannabe writer steals authors’ published works, and labels the result as their own work. An advanced plagiarism scheme where a … Read the Story
Writers, ebook lovers, travelers, and anyone who is using downloaded applications on their mobile phones or tablets are silently leaking their personal data to Facebook. A research organization has published a study that shows how apps, including popular travel applications like … Read the Story
Travel and tourism is already one of the largest, yet also one of the fastest growing global industries. It was estimated to account for about 10% of global GDP in 2017. Entire regions depend on the arrival of tourists, like Bali … Read the Story
Many parents restrict the time their children (or parents themselves) can access phones, tablets or any electronic devices with a screen. But what about an ereader? Kindle, Kobo, Nook or another device that is designed for reading ebooks has a screen. … Read the Story
I don’t know about you, but I find it extremely annoying when I’m researching, say, New Zealand for an article or a book, and suddenly I’m bombarded with ads of hotels in the destination. Privacy is an important factor why many … Read the Story
There is a moment in every author’s life when the question of having a web site becomes a hot topic. Most book publishing marketers recommend authors to have a dedicated personal or book related web site.
When it comes to online … Read the Story